2012 Islanders Softball News

August 23, 2012
Ciao! Catching Up with Greta Cecchetti
GoIslanders.com caught up with Cecchetti to talk about her experience playing with Team Italy in the World Championships in Canada, along with updating fans on her most recent news!

August 7, 2012
Schumann Selected as SLC Honoree for 2012 NCAA Woman of the Year
Sandy Schumann has been recognized by the NCAA as a Southland Conference honoree for the 2012 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.

July 21, 2012
Ciao from Canada 7/21: Greta Cecchetti's Final Blog With Team Italy
Former Islander Greta Cecchetti gives Islander fans the inside scoop of her journey with the Italian National Team in the 2012 ISF XIII Women's World Fastpitch Championships in Canada.

July 18, 2012
Top Performance #5: Greta Cecchetti Scores Big Against SFA
In a doubleheader showdown between Stephen F. Austin and Texas A&M- Corpus Christi, Islanders hurler Greta Cecchetti held nothing back as she pitched her biggest performance of the season in the circle.

July 18, 2012
Ciao from Canada 7/18: Greta Cecchetti Blogs Her Journey With Team Italy
Former Islander Greta Cecchetti will be giving Islander fans the inside scoop during her journey with the Italian National Team as she competes in the 2012 ISF XIII Women's World Fastpitch Championships in Canada.

July 17, 2012
Schwarz Named NCAA Division I Leader in Sacrifice Hits Per Game
Former Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball player Hannah Schwarz has been named the 2012 NCAA Division I statistical champion for sacrifice hits per game.

July 16, 2012
Ciao from Canada 7/16: Greta Cecchetti Blogs Her Journey With Team Italy
Former Islander Greta Cecchetti will be giving Islander fans the inside scoop during her journey with the Italian National Team as she competes in the 2012 ISF XIII Women's World Fastpitch Championships in Canada.

July 11, 2012
Islanders Softball Adds Michelle Sorenson to 2012-13 Roster
Michelle Sorenson, a McLennan Community College transfer will join the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team for the 2012-13 season, Head Coach Stephanie Hughes announced today.

July 10, 2012
Ciao from Canada 7/10: Greta Cecchetti Blogs Her Journey With Team Italy
Former Islander Greta Cecchetti will be giving Islander fans the inside scoop during her journey with the Italian National Team as she competes in the 2012 ISF XIII Women's World Fastpitch Championships in Canada.

July 9, 2012
Top Moment #7: Softball Sweeps Doubleheader to Start Win Streak
After splitting the first four Southland Conference games during the season, the Islanders traveled to Conway, Ark. to take on Central Arkansas on the Bears’ territory. The Islanders were at a slight disadvantage being the away team but that did not seem to matter as they took both games en route to their first conference sweep of the season.

June 26, 2012
Islanders Place Record 73 Student-Athletes on Commissioner’s Honor Roll
FRISCO, Texas – The Texas A&M – Corpus Christi athletic department continued its academic rise, placing 72 student-athletes on the Southland Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the semester, it was announced on Tuesday. Included in that total were 14 Islanders who earned a 4.0 GPA during the spring.

June 26, 2012
Greta Cecchetti To Play In World Championships With Team Italy
Former Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball pitcher Greta Cecchetti has been selected to play with the Italian National Team at the 2012 ISF XIII Women’s World Fastpitch Championships in Canada starting in July.

June 25, 2012
Nathan Robinson, Hannah Schwarz Named Scholar-Athletes of the Year
FRISCO, Texas – A pair of Texas A&M – Corpus Christi student-athletes were named Southland Conference Student-Athletes of the Year on Monday, with Nathan Robinson and Hannah Schwarz being recognized for their accomplishments as part of the Islanders athletic department.

June 22, 2012
Islanders Softball Wraps Up Summer Camps
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team hosted two successful camps this week at Chapman Field.

June 21, 2012
Schwarz, Cecchetti Earn Southland Conference All-Academic Nods
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team placed two student-athletes on the Southland Conference All-Academic teams, the conference announced today.

June 16, 2012
Sarah Pauly Garners 3-2 Victory With USSSA Pride
Former Islanders pitcher and current Islanders pitching coach Sarah Pauly returned to the circle today in front of her hometown to pitch for her USSSA Pride National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) team.

June 13, 2012
Sarah Pauly Slated to Pitch Saturday in Hurricane Alley Waterpark Coastal Classic
Pauly is in her fourth season with the USSSA Pride and will pitch Saturday on the final day of the series.

May 29, 2012
Softball Signs Elicerio to National Letter of Intent
Ashley Elicerio, a right-handed pitcher from El Paso, Texas (Hendrickson HS), has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team, Head Coach Stephanie Hughes announced today.

May 12, 2012
Bearkats Topple Softball to End 2012 Season
Kim Damian’s two-run triple in the bottom of the fifth proved the difference as Sam Houston State knocked off the Texas A&M – Corpus Christi softball team in the 2012 Southland Conference Softball Championship, 2-0. The loss ends the Islanders’ season at the double-elimination tournament.

May 12, 2012
Islanders Stage Two-Out Rally to Walk Off and Advance
The Texas A&M – Corpus Christi softball team staged a furious two-out rally in the bottom of the seventh to walk off with a 2-1 win over UTSA at the 2012 Southland Conference Softball Tournament. The Islanders will play at 7 p.m. on Friday night at Roadrunner Field against either Sam Houston State or Central Arkansas.

May 11, 2012
Cowgirls Drop Islanders in SLC Tournament Opening Round
McNeese State scored two runs in each of the first four innings and carried that momentum to an 11-3 win over the Texas A&M – Corpus Christi softball team in the opening round of the 2012 Southland Conference Softball Tournament. Mickayla Heller delivered three hits in a losing effort for the Islanders.

May 10, 2012
Opening Day of Southland Softball Tournament Rained Out
The opening day of the 2012 Southland Conference Softball Tournament has been canceled due to heavy rain in the San Antonio area. The three-day event will be pushed back a day, with the Islanders scheduled to play McNeese State at 1:30 p.m. on Friday at Roadrunner Field on the campus of UTSA.

May 9, 2012
Softball Heads to Southland Tournament for Clash with Cowgirls
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will make its third consecutive Southland Conference Tournament appearance when it faces No. 3 seed McNeese State (32-19, 12-8 SLC) at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, at Roadrunner Field in San Antonio, Texas. The Islanders (17-21, 11-9 SLC) received the No. 3 seed after splitting with Nicholls State last weekend in their final regular season games.

May 8, 2012
Greta Cecchetti Named to All-Southland Conference Softball Team
FRISCO, Texas – Texas A&M – Corpus Christi softball pitcher Greta Cecchetti was named Second Team All-Southland Conference, the league office announced on Tuesday. Also honored were fellow seniors Hannah Schwarz and Cassie Redman.

May 5, 2012
Islanders Explode for 13 hits and 11 runs in 11-6 Thriller over Nicholls State
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team put together an explosive eight-run, five-hit second inning to end their regular season with an 11-6 victory over Nicholls State, Saturday afternoon at Colonels Softball Complex.

May 5, 2012
No. 6 Islanders to Face No. 3 Cowgirls in First Game of SLC Tournament
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team has received the sixth seed in the 2012 Southland Conference Tournament, it was announced by the conference today.

May 4, 2012
Softball Closes Regular Season This Weekend at Nicholls State
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will wrap the regular season this weekend when they take on Nicholls State in Thibodaux, La. The Islanders have clinched a spot in next weekend’s Southland Conference tournament and will wait their seeding after this weekend’s games.

May 4, 2012
Sixth Inning Lifts Nicholls State to 1-0 Victory over Islanders
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team outhit Nicholls State 5-3 but a RBI sacrifice fly in the sixth was enough to lift the Colonels to a 1-0 victory over the Islanders Friday at Colonels Softball Complex.

April 28, 2012
Islanders Fall Short 1-0 to McNeese State On Senior Day
McNeese State’s Katie Roux ripped a two-out RBI double in the top of the fifth to lift the Cowgirls past the Islanders, 1-0, Saturday afternoon on Senior Day at Chapman Field.

April 27, 2012
Softball Welcomes McNeese State to Chapman Field For Final Home Series
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will host its final home series this weekend on Friday and Saturday against McNeese State.

April 27, 2012
McNeese State Uses Late Rally to Sink Islanders 3-2
The McNeese State Cowgirls used a late rally in the final frame to edge the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team 3-2 Friday in the first of two final home games at Chapman Field.

April 26, 2012
Final Homestand For Seven Softball Seniors
As the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team heads into their final two home games this weekend against McNeese State, it will be the last time seniors Alejia Cain, Greta Cecchetti, Vianca Pesina, Cassie Redman, Sandy Schumann, Hannah Schwarz and Jordan Trujillo will compete at Chapman Field.

April 24, 2012
Islanders Trek to Huntsville for Midweek Conference Doubleheader
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will continue Southland Conference action Tuesday at Sam Houston State. The Islanders are currently on a four-game winning streak and have clinched three consecutive conference sweeps.

April 24, 2012
Softball Suffers a Pair of Losses to Sam Houston State in Midweek Doubleheader
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team dropped its first Southland Conference series Tuesday in a midweek doubleheader against Sam Houston State at Bearkat Softball Complex.

April 21, 2012
Islanders and Huskies Meet Again in Saturday Double Dip
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will take a weekend off from Southland Conference action to take on Houston Baptist in a doubleheader in Houston on Saturday.

April 21, 2012
Softball Cruises to 3-0 Victory over Houston Baptist to Win Fourth Straight
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team outhit Houston Baptist 11-2 and used a season-high 18 players to cruise to a 3-0 non-conference victory Saturday afternoon at Husky Field.

April 20, 2012
Softball Doubleheader on Saturday against HBU Changed to Single Game
Due to heavy rain showers in the Houston area, Saturday's doubleheader between the Islanders and Houston Baptist has been changed to a single game at 3 p.m. at Husky Field.

April 17, 2012
Greta Cecchetti Named GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week
Senior Greta Cecchetti has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi.

April 14, 2012
Islanders Top Ladyjacks 4-2 to Clinch Third Straight SLC Sweep
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team put together a strong first inning with four runs to cruise past Stephen F. Austin 4-2 Saturday to notch their third consecutive Southland conference sweep of the season.

April 13, 2012
Islanders, Ladyjacks Meet For Two-Game Southland Series at Chapman Field
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will swing back into Southland Conference action this weekend in a two-game series against Stephen F. Austin at Chapman Field.

April 13, 2012
Cecchetti Shines in One-Hit, 11K Shutout over SFA
Senior Greta Cecchetti recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts and tallied her fourth shutout of the season to power the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team to a 1-0 victory over Stephen F. Austin, Friday, at Chapman Field.

April 12, 2012
Islanders Host Houston Baptist Thursday at Chapman Field
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will return home to take on Houston Baptist University in a single game Thursday at Chapman Field.

April 12, 2012
Shorts From Schwarz: Vol. 1, Issue 4
Get the inside scoop about Islanders softball from senior Hannah Schwarz.

April 12, 2012
Islanders Slip Past Houston Baptist, 3-2
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team edged Houston Baptist University 3-2 in a Thursday non-conference matchup at Chapman Field.

April 10, 2012
Islanders, Cougars Meet Tuesday in Non-Conference Doubleheader
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will take a break from Southland Conference action to take on the University of Houston Tuesday in a doubleheader on the road.

April 10, 2012
Houston Takes Two From Islanders in Tuesday Doubleheader
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team suffered two losses Tuesday to Houston in a non-conference doubleheader at Cougar Softball Stadium.

April 7, 2012
Strong Fifth Inning Propels Islanders Past Lady Lions 3-1 to Sweep Series
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team powered their way to their second Southland Conference sweep of the season with a strong fifth inning to come from behind and edge Southeastern Louisiana, 3-1,Saturday afternoon in the strikeout breast cancer pink game at Chapman Field.

April 6, 2012
Shorts From Schwarz: Vol. 1, Issue 3
Get the inside scoop about Islanders softball from senior Hannah Schwarz.

April 6, 2012
Islanders Tally 10 Hits En Route to 4-0 Victory Over Lady Lions
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team tallied its seventh 10-plus hitting game, while clinching its seventh Southland Conference victory of the season Friday over Southeastern Louisiana 4-0 at Chapman Field.

April 5, 2012
Softball Returns Home to Host Southeastern Louisiana at Chapman Field
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will continue Southland Conference action this weekend when they return home to take on Southeastern Louisiana in a two-game series on Friday and Saturday.

March 31, 2012
Islanders Rally Back to Score Seven Straight in 7-6 Thriller over Bears
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team rallied back after falling behind 6-0 in the second inning to score seven straight runs in their first Southland sweep of the season, 7-6, over Central Arkansas Saturday at Farris Field.

March 30, 2012
Islanders Escape 5-4 Victory over Central Arkansas in Eight Innings
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi put together a huge sixth inning and scored one run in the eighth to edge Central Arkansas 5-4 in extra innings Friday in the first of two games at Farris Field.

March 28, 2012
Islanders Travel to Arkansas to Take on Sugar Bears
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will continue Southland Conference action this weekend when they travel to Conway, Ark. to take on Central Arkansas.

March 27, 2012
Islanders, Huskies Meet Tuesday in Non-Conference Doubleheader
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will take a break from conference action Tuesday when they return home to host Houston Baptist University in a doubleheader. First pitch is slated for 2 p.m. at Chapman Field.

March 27, 2012
Greta Cecchetti Named GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week
Senior Greta Cecchetti has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi.

March 27, 2012
Softball Doubleheader Against Houston Baptist Postponed
Today’s Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball doubleheader against Houston Baptist has been postponed to a later date due to a scheduling conflict.

March 26, 2012
Greta Cecchetti Named Southland Conference Pitcher of the Week
Senior Greta Cecchetti has been named the Southland Conference Pitcher of the Week, announced by the conference Monday. Cecchetti earned the honor after tossing two complete-game shutouts this week.

March 24, 2012
Softball Splits Fourth Straight, Falls to UT Arlington 2-0
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team suffered their fourth consecutive Southland Conference split of the season Saturday, dropping a 2-0 loss to UT Arlington at Allan Saxe Field in Arlington, Texas.

March 23, 2012
Softball Set For Two-Game Series at UT Arlington
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will continue Southland Conference action this weekend when they travel to Arlington, Texas to take on UT Arlington in a two-game series.

March 23, 2012
Shorts From Schwarz: Vol. 1, Issue 2
Get the inside scoop about Islanders softball from senior Hannah Schwarz.

March 23, 2012
Islanders’ First Inning Bats Power Past Mavs, 1-0
Cassie Redman and Sandy Schumann each tallied doubles in the first frame to power the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi offense past UT Arlington, 1-0 Friday night at Allan Saxe Field in Arlington, Texas.

March 19, 2012
Softball Hosts Texas State in Monday Double Dip
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will return home to play Texas State in a makeup doubleheader Monday, March 19. The Islanders and Bobcats were originally scheduled for a March 9th and 10th two-game series but were forced to reschedule due to rain showers in the area.

March 19, 2012
Islanders Split with Bobcats in Two 10 Inning Games
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team (7-13, 3-3) battled Texas State Monday in a doubleheader for a combined 20 innings at Chapman Field.

March 17, 2012
Strong Sixth Inning Propels Islanders Past Northwestern State, 3-1
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team put together a strong sixth inning to edge Northwestern State, 3-1, Saturday at Lady Demon Diamond Complex

March 16, 2012
Islanders Face Lady Demons in First Conference Road Test of the Season
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will hit the road for a two-game series against Northwestern State on Friday and Saturday. The Islanders are set to travel to Natchitoches, La. for their first conference road trip of the season.

March 16, 2012
Northwestern State Slips Past Islanders, 3-0
An unearned run in the first inning and a two-run homer in the fifth frame helped Northwestern State seal their first conference victory of the season over the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team, 3-0, Friday night at the Lady Demon Diamond Complex.

March 8, 2012
Shorts From Schwarz: Vol. 1, Issue 1
Get the inside scoop about Islanders softball from senior Hannah Schwarz.

March 8, 2012
Softball Games Against Texas State Rescheduled Due to Weather
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi’s softball games this weekend against Texas State have been rescheduled, due to the threat of inclement weather in the area.

March 7, 2012
Islanders Host UTSA Wednesday in Conference Opener
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will open Southland Conference play Wednesday when they host UTSA in a doubleheader.

March 7, 2012
Islanders Split Doubleheader with UTSA in Southland Conference Opener
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team dropped it's first Southland Conference game today against UTSA, 6-1, before bouncing back to take a 2-1 decision over the Roadrunners at Chapman Field.

March 4, 2012
Softball Stumbles Against No. 12 Louisiana in Five, 19-1
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team fell to No. 12 Louisiana today, 19-1, in five innings, on the final day of the Ragin' Cajuns Invitational at Lamson Park.

March 3, 2012
Islanders Split on Day Two of Ragin' Cajuns Invitational
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team (4-9) topped Nicholls State 9-1 earlier today, before falling in a close 7-6 loss to Stephen F. Austin in the night cap.

March 2, 2012
Softball Edges Kentucky, Falls to No. 12 Louisiana in Ragin’ Cajuns Invite
Junior Meagan McKinney’s walk-off single to center field in the bottom of the seventh lifted the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi (3-8) softball team to a come-from-behind victory, 3-2, Friday over Kentucky (7-7) at the Ragin’ Cajuns Invitational at Lamson Park.

March 2, 2012
Softball Set to Play Five Games at Ragin' Cajuns Invitational
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will travel to Lafayette, La. to compete in the Ragin’ Cajuns Invitational at Lamson Park this weekend.

February 29, 2012
Meet Your Islanders: Softball's Karissa Haleman
Newcomer Karissa Haleman is a freshman on the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi softball team. She currently holds a .500 batting average in four games with the Islanders.

February 26, 2012
Softball Doubleheader Against North Dakota Cancelled
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team's doubleheader against North Dakota today has been cancelled.

February 25, 2012
Day Two Of The Best Western Marina Grand Islanders Classic Cancelled
Today's softball games in the Best Western Marina Grand Islanders Classic have been cancelled. Stay tuned for Sunday's updated schedule.

February 24, 2012
Islanders Host Best Western Marina Grand Islanders Classic
Chapman Field will be the host for 11 games over the three-day event. North Dakota, Ole Miss, Texas Southern and Southland foe UTSA will join the Islanders for a total of 11 games at Chapman Field.

February 24, 2012
Islanders Split on Opening Day of Best Western Marina Grand Islanders Classic
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team opened play at the Best Western Marina Grand Islanders Classic today splitting their first two of four games over the three-day event.

February 19, 2012
Softball Drops Doubleheader to No. 9/10 Baylor in Home Opener
After two days of battling wet weather conditions, the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team squared off against No. 9/10 Baylor Sunday in the Islanders season home opener.

February 18, 2012
Islanders Host No. 9/10 Baylor in Three-Game Series
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will begin their home schedule this weekend in a three-game series against No. 9/10 ranked Baylor at Chapman Field. The Islanders will face the Lady Bears in a doubleheader on Saturday before playing a single game on Sunday.

February 18, 2012
Softball Doubleheader Moved to Sunday
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Texas A&M – Corpus Christi softball doubleheader between the Islanders and the Baylor Bears has been moved to Sunday due to weather, with the teams playing at 10 a.m. tomorrow. There will only be two games in the originally scheduled three-game series.

February 16, 2012
Softball Three-Game Home Series vs. Baylor Rescheduled
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball's three-game opening home series against No. 10 Baylor has been rescheduled due to the threat of inclement weather.

February 15, 2012
Softball Faces No. 13/19 Texas Wednesday On Longhorn Network
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will travel to Austin, Texas, to take on No. 13/19 ranked Texas Wednesday, Feb. 15.

February 15, 2012
Islanders Softball Upset Bid Falls Short against No. 13 Texas
AUSTIN – The Texas A&M – Corpus Christi softball team came up just short in its upset bid against No. 13 Texas on Wednesday night, falling 6-5 against the Longhorns at Red and Charline McCombs Field.

February 12, 2012
Cowgirls' Four-Run First Inning Sinks Islanders, 4-0
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi women’s softball team wrapped play today at the University of Houston - Hilton Houston Plaza Classic at Cougar Softball Stadium finishing with a 1-3 record over the three-day event.

February 11, 2012
Islanders Split on Day Two of Hilton Houston Plaza Classic
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team bounced back this evening to pick up their first win of the season and first victory for head coach Stephanie Hughes.

February 10, 2012
Softball Opens 2012 Season Friday at Hilton Houston Plaza Classic
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team will open its 2012 campaign this weekend at the Hilton Houston Plaza Classic in Houston, Texas. The Islanders will take on Houston, Oklahoma State and North Texas over the three-day event.

February 10, 2012
No. 20 Houston Shuts Out Islanders 10-0 on Opening Day
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team opened up the 2012 season this evening at the University of Houston - Hilton Houston Plaza Classic at Cougar Softball Stadium.

February 7, 2012
2012 Islanders Softball Season Preview
After winning the first Southland Conference softball regular-season title in Islanders program history and posting a 41-19 record last season, the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team has high expectations heading into the 2012 season.

February 2, 2012
Baseball and Softball Season Tickets Now on Sale
Texas A&M - Corpus Christi baseball and softball season tickets are now on sale. This year season tickets are flexible and allow fans to utilize their tickets at all games located at Chapman Field.

January 26, 2012
Athletic Hall of Honor Inductee: Sarah Pauly
"The reward that this game has is what makes me love it," Pauly said. "The whole outlook of this sport makes more sense now that I am out of college and an accomplished pitcher, but a long time ago there was a little girl who fell in love with the sport and never looked back.

January 26, 2012
Islanders Softball Picked Second in Southland Conference Preseason Poll
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team was selected to finish second in the 2012 Southland Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, while seniors Hannah Schwarz and Vianca Pesina return as all-conference selections.

November 16, 2011
Softball Signs Three to Class of 2012
The Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team has signed three outfielders to National Letters of Intent, head coach Stephanie Hughes announced today.